ISHI Team Sierra Leone 2012

ISHI is a volunteer based organization. All volunteers have donated, their time and money in participating to missions, organizing events, writing and communicating about the organization, keeping the books, sourcing supplies, raising funds, documenting, contacting, following up...etc. It is a significant collaborative effort brought together by incredible individuals with various backgrounds and skills.

 

Stop over in Brussels on the way to West Africa Dev Anjaria- Surgeon, Alison Baker- Nurse, Asha Bale - Surgeon, Siddish Bale- Attorney, Irene Banares- Nurse, Caitlin Blaskewicz- Logistics, Cathy Blaskewicz- Nurse, Myriam Brahimcha- Attorney, Stephanie Burroughs- Nurse, benjamin j. Chandler-Surgeon, Kevin Clarke- Surgeon, Janet Clausen- Nurse, John Dellamanna- CRNA, Maryann D'urso- Journalist, Diana Eagen- Nurse, Michele Egarian- Nurse, Jean Eloy- Anesthesiologist, Pushpa Goel- Nurse, Marina D. Goldman- Nurse, Joseph Helou - Web Consultant, Vishnu Hoff - Logistics, Leah Holt Grange- Nurse Anesthetist, Yvette Jupiter- Scrub Tech, Malik Jalloh- CRNA, Charlie Khoury- Logistics, Jocelyn Kerpelman- Msiv, Rae Lynne Kinler- Md, Mayi Kiran- Computer Tech, Anastasia Kunac- Surgeon, Mark Kunac- Logistics, Liviu Lazar - Web Consultant, David Livingston- Surgeon ISHI team with a UN helicopter in Sierra Leone
ISHI Team in Haiti right after the devastating 2010 earthquake Debbie Livingston- Artist, Vely A. Louis- Anesthesiologist, Leonard Mason- Surgeon, Marissa Mason - Writer, Natalia McTighe- Nurse, Mona Nelson- Nurse, Leslie Osei-Tutu- Anesthesiologist, Jennifer Otten- Web Design, Marcelino Potian- Anesthesiologist, Nura Qureshi- Photographer, Chantal Pyram- Anesthesiologist, Margaret Rathburn- Nurse Anesthestist, Nina Regevik- Internist, Diego Reino- Surgeon, Kimberly Riback- Journalist, Jhoselyn Ritto- Nurse, Socorro Rogers- Nurse, Ibrahim G. Sabbagh- Treasurer, Ziad Sifri -Surgeon, Emma Tousaint- Nurse, Mae Tingson- Nurse, Tamara V. Uhler- Nurse, Sherine Varghese- Nurse, Zeina Wakim- Logistics, Susan Walsh- Nurse Anesthetist, ChiaChi Wang- Surgeon, Emilia Wawszczyk- Nurse, Heather White -Social Entrepreneur, Daniel Yerelian- Computer Tech Frugal lunch

 ISHI Executive Team

ISHI was jointly founded in 2009 by Dr. Ziad C. Sifri, Dr. Asha Bale and Vishnu Hoff.

Ziad Sifri MD- President / Co-founder

Ziad Sifri, M.D., FACS, Associate Professor of General Surgery at Rutgers University, and Trauma Surgeon at University Hospital, in Newark, NJ. Dr. Sifri completed his medical studies at McGill University, and his surgical residency at Johns Hopkins. Subsequently he completed two fellowships in Trauma Surgery and Critical Care, and has been practicing trauma surgery for the last 15 years. He is co-founder of ISHI, and it’s President since its founding

Ibrahim G. Sabbagh - Treasurer

Through his academic and professional background, Ibrahim is well versed in accounting and finance. He is fluent in a handful of languages among which French and Spanish. As a volunteer he regularly participates to missions heading the logistical team. He Lives with his wife and two children in Montreal, Canada.

 ISHI Canada Executive Team

Charlie Khoury- President/ Co-founder ISHI Canada

Charlie has a background in business and finance. He helps in communication, setting up missions and logistical tasks. He lives in Montreal, with his wife and two daughters.

Ziad Sifri MD- Vice President / Co-founder ISHI Canada

Ziad Sifri, M.D., FACS, Associate Professor of General Surgery at Rutgers University, and Trauma Surgeon at University Hospital, in Newark, NJ.Dr. Sifri completed his medical studies at McGill University, and his surgical residency at Johns Hopkins. Subsequently he completed two fellowships in Trauma Surgery and Critical Care, and has been practicing trauma surgery for the last 15 years. He is co-founder of ISHI, and it’s President since its founding

Ibrahim G. Sabbagh- Treasurer ISHI Canada / Co-founder ISHI Canada

Through his academic and professional background, Ibrahim is well versed in accounting and finance. He is fluent in a handful of languages among which French and Spanish. As a volunteer he regularly participates to missions heading the logistical team. He Lives with his wife and two children in Montreal, Canada.